Free Press Journal
  • Suchitra Sen is weak

    Kolkata: Bengali veteran actress Suchitra Sen has become “weak” due to poor food intake although her cardiac condition is stable, a medical bulletin said Thursday.

  • ​Shortage of sand affecting construction work: Roy

    Ranchi: BJP leader Saryu Roy today asked the Hemant Soren-led government to make its cabinet decision ‘effective’ by immediately ‘allowing’ rights to panchayats over minor mineral sand.

  • New Bangladeshi lawmakers take oath after controversial polls

    Dhaka: Bangladesh’s newly elected lawmakers were sworn-in today, four days after Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League bagged a three-fourth majority in the contentious polls, marred by violence and opposition boycott.

  • Digvijay compares RSS with Ravana

    New Delhi: In comments that could stoke a fresh controversy, Congress leader Digvijay Singh has likened RSS to mythological demon king Ravana while slamming BJP and the Sangh over yesterday’s attack on AAP office in Ghaziabad.
    “Strongly condemn attack on AAP office by BJP/Sangh activists. BJP as usual is disassociating itself. Part of their strategy.

  • Obama, Congress locked in Iran sanctions dispute

    Washington: The Obama administration enters the year locked in a battle with Congress over whether to plow ahead with new economic sanctions against Iran or cautiously wait to see if last year’s breakthrough nuclear agreement holds.

  • 15 YSRC MLAs suspended for stalling debate on Telangana Bill

    Hyderabad: Fifteen MLAs of YSR Congress were suspended from the Andhra Pradesh Assembly for a day and forcibly evicted from the House as they constantly disrupted the proceedings in the House which was to debate the crucial draft AP Reorganisation Bill-2013 today.

  • Dec 16 gang rape case: Two convicts appear in HC

    New Delhi: Two convicts in the Dec 16 gang rape case Thursday appeared before the Delhi High Court after it summoned them to put forward their submissions.

  • Cases against women and children on the rise

    Imphal: Altogether 15 cases of crime against women and children including murders of three women and a 12-year-boy have been reported in the first week of this year in Manipur, an NGO claimed here today.

  • HC issues notice to AAP, EC over petition on ‘Jhaadu’ symbol

    Lucknow: Allahabad High Court today issued notices to the Election Commission and Aam Admi Party and gave them three weeks time to file reply on a petition of Naitik Party, which wanted Jhadu election symbol for Lok Sabha polls.

  • Cong prez, party will take call on PM candidate: Digvijay

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh today indicated that the party may soon take a decision on its prime ministerial candidate even as the All-India Congress Committee gears up for its meeting scheduled for January 17.

  • ‘India more than prepared to face challenges in Afghanistan’

    New Delhi:  India has its ears to the ground on the developments in Afghanistan ahead of the 2014 drawdown of international forces and is “more than prepared” to face any challenges, said Spain’s Ambassador Gustavo Manuel de Aristegui y San Roman here.

  • Indian wanted in Australian teen death case to appear before Delhi court

    New Delhi: A court here is today expected to hear the case of Puneet Kumar, who has been accused of fleeing to India in 2009 after being involved in a hit and run car mishap that resulted in the death of an Australian student and an injury to another.